Lincoln College Of New England

Lincoln College of New England empowers students with knowledge and skills, while promoting the confidence and integrity necessary to succeed in diverse careers and communities. The College creates a student-centered 21st century learning environment providing a comprehensive education with an emphasis on career and applied knowledge.

Lincoln is known for its mortuary science, occupational therapy assistant, dental hygiene, and criminal justice programs.

As of the Spring Semester 2007, Lincoln is the only institution in Connecticut offering a mortuary program. Mortuary science has the highest number of students, followed by criminal justice studies. There is an average of three mortuary students for every criminal justice student per semester.

Lincoln College offers a total of 24 degree programs to students including legal assisting, medical assisting, and clinical assisting. The tuition for Lincoln is, on average, approximately $16,400* per year with additional fees averaging $300*. On-campus housing is available for up to 300 students, with average room prices $2200* per year per student.

Lincoln College of New England is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Lincoln College of New England is also accredited by the State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education.

Lincoln College of New England believe in tailoring education to meet the demand of the todayís busy student. Students have a choice between taking courses on one of our campuses or online, and may choose to take one course every five weeks, two courses within a seven-week period, or enroll in a traditional 15-week semester. You can count on an admissions representative to work with you to help determine a path to graduation that considers the most important elementóyou!

ALUMNI BENEFITS

Lincoln College of New England students and graduates have access to alumni benefits including:

  • Excellent Career Services support during enrollment and after graduation. Whether you are looking for employment right after graduation or several years after, the Department of Career Services is available to assist LCNE alumni.
  • With more than 5,000 graduates, alumni can easily network with individuals located throughout the country and remain connected.
  • Assist new LCNE students through the $1000 Alumni Scholarship. Please see the Financial Aid section for more information.
  • Access to MyLincoln email from the time you apply to the College. Upon graduation, you can access your MyLincoln email to stay in touch with classmates, remain involved in the LCNE community, and network to maximize your career opportunities!



Certificate & Diploma Programs

Planning your career isnít always easy, and you should be sure that the path youíre following is really your own, and that itís compatible with what kind of work truly inspires you. While some may feel comfortable working within a traditional corporate environment, you might be more interested in working one-on-one with people in a more hands-on area, such as the medical or dental fields. You might also be more eager to begin your career sooner, and want to find a faster route than a two or four year-degree program can offer.

At Lincoln College of New England we support our studentsí diverse career goal needs by offering a range of certificate programs at our CT campuses that provide real professional experience, training and an accelerated entry into the career of your choice. An entry that will often lead to even more opportunities for advancementóand perhaps even the desire for further education in your chosen fieldódown the road. Whatever your choice, we know that experience is the best teacher, and hands-on experience, more than anything else, is what you can really gain and profit from at Lincoln College of New England.

  • Dental Chairside Assistant Certificate:- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    Lincoln College of New Englandís Certificate program in Dental Chairside Assisting prepares the student to become a qualified dental professional who would be a wonderful addition to any dental team! Highly skilled dental professionals teach students dental laboratory and clinical procedures in just one academic year!

    Students are taught dental chairside assisting and related office and laboratory procedures under direct professional supervision. Highly skilled dental professionals teach students dental laboratory and clinical procedures in just one academic year, making this course is ideal for those wishing to expedite entry into a new career.

    The program is well established and highly recognized as it is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and has been granted the accreditation status, ďapproved without reporting requirements.Ē Lincoln College of New England also holds an institutional membership with The American Dental Education Association. More information can be found at www.adea.org.

    Upon successful completion of the Dental Chairside Assistant Certificate program, Graduates should be able to:
    • Possess professional communication and enhanced problem solving skills
    • Practice exemplary ethical judgment
    • Function as an integral member of a dental team and demonstrate an exceptional work ethic
    • Uphold the highest standards in the practice of infection control techniques, four-handed dentistry, and intra-oral radiographs and radiation safety
    • Be well prepared to take the certification exam administered by the Dental Assistant National Board, Inc. (DANB). DANB is recognized by the American Dental Association as the premiere national certification and testing agency. Learn more at www.danb.org
    • Earn the title of CDA and secure an entry level chairside assisting position within a dental healthcare setting
    • Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning

    Interested in learning more about Dental Chairside Assistant classes? Use the link below to send us an Instant Message or call (888-823-1668) now to speak to an Admissions Representative!

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  • Health Information Coding Certificate:- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    Lincoln College of New Englandís Certificate program in Health Information Coding is designed to prepare students to access health information, identify diagnoses/procedures and assign appropriate codes utilizing state of the art software designed for coding and reimbursement. Computerized patient record (CPR) systems, information systems security and data confidentiality as required in all health care facilities are emphasized. This course is ideal for those wishing to expedite entry into a new career.

    Demand for health information coding professionals continues to increase throughout the healthcare industry, including acute, long-term care, physician offices, and other settings. Students are encouraged to research career outlook information through The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) which is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

    Health Information Coding Certificate program, Graduates should be able to:
    • Demonstrate desirable, ethical attitudes and work habits: verbal/written communication skills, creative thinking, problem solving, good judgment, self-reliance, team cooperation, acceptance of change, commitment to life-long learning, support of diversity and technology usage
    • Secure an entry level health information coding position in various health care delivery settings
    • Sit for the national qualifying examination for certification as a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and with at least 3 years inpatient coding experience, sit for the national certification exam for the credential, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or the Certified Coding Specialist Ė Physician (CCS-P)
    • Demonstrate the ability to code and abstract in any healthcare setting

    Interested in learning more about Health Information Coding Certificate classes? Use the link below to send us an Instant Message or call (888-823-1668) now to speak to an Admissions Representative!

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  • Certificate Program in Medical Assisting:- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    Certificate program in Medical Assisting provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt to a challenging, ever changing work environment. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student to think, to make decisions, to interact effectively, and to accurately perform the clinical and administrative skills needed in medical facilities. This course is ideal for those wishing to expedite entry into a new career.

    Medical Assisting is a fast growing profession which provides job opportunities in a variety of settings, including physician offices, walk-in centers, schools, hospitals, government facilities, and insurance companies. Students are encouraged to research career outlook information through The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) which is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

    Medical Assisting Certificate program, Graduates should be able to:
    • Demonstrate desirable, ethical attitudes and work habits: verbal/written communication skills, creative thinking, problem solving, good judgment, self-reliance, team cooperation, acceptance of change, commitment to life-long learning, support of diversity and technology usage
    • Competently assist with the examination and treatment of patients in combined clinical/administrative areas, phlebotomy, and EKG
    • Perform administrative skills such as obtaining a medical history, patient record management, scheduling appointments, and utilizing the medical computer system for information retrieval, insurance interactions, billing and posting
    • Function as a competent medical assistant, maintaining patient confidentiality, being aware of the importance of cultural diversity, and having the ability to adapt to individual medical facility requirements as needed
    • Secure an entry level medical assisting position in various health care delivery settings

    Interested in learning more about Medical Assisting Certificate classes? Use the link below to send us an Instant Message or call (888-823-1668) now to speak to an Admissions Representative!

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Bachelor's Degree Programs

How much will receiving your Bachelorís Degree mean to you? How proud will you be of your achievement? How proud will your family and friends be? What will earning this Degree mean to your life, your career, and your financial future?

For all the personal, professional and emotional reasons you have for embarking on this brave new journey toward your goal of achieving a Bachelorís Degree, everyone here at Lincoln College of New England is thrilled to welcome you, and to assist you on your way.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Criminal Justice:- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Criminal Justice offered at Lincoln College of New England is designed for those interested in career opportunities in federal or state law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities, or private security.

    Specialized and general education coursework provides a broad education to assist the graduate in pursuit of further undergraduate or graduate education in the field of criminal justice. Emphasis is placed on practical application of criminal justice and correctional theories as well as ethical behavior as it applies to both the criminal justice and correctional fields.

    Employment opportunities include work as police staff, correctional officers, correctional treatment staff and related occupations in the general field of criminal justice. A Bachelorís degree is normally the preferred credential for those interested in pursuing a career within the world of criminal justice.

    Depending upon your career goal and location, further training may be required. We encourage all students to check with their local town and state law enforcement agencies. Employers require criminal background checks of prospective employees. Persons with felony convictions and some misdemeanor convictions may not be able to find work in this field. Students are encouraged to research career outlook information through The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) which is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

    Criminal Justice Bachelorís degree program, Graduates should be able to:
    • Demonstrate desirable, ethical attitudes and work habits: verbal/written communication skills, creative thinking, problem solving, good judgment, self-reliance, team cooperation, acceptance of change, commitment to life-long learning, support of diversity and technology usage
    • Secure an entry-level position in many of the fieldís various career opportunities
    • Illustrate specific types of crimes and their assigned punishments
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the prison systems, current treatment theories and punishment systems
    • Differentiate the differences between adult and juvenile courts
    • Demonstrate a considerable knowledge of state and federal criminal court systems
    • Recognize the constitutional rights of the criminally accused as it applies to the investigative and arrest procedure

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  • Funeral Service Management Bachelor of Science (BS):- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    The Funeral Service Management Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program is a continuation of the Mortuary Science program for those funeral professionals who wish to obtain a Bachelorís degree. Instruction will consist of lecture, laboratory, research, and experiential learning opportunities through internship hours. Emphasis is placed on the management of various funeral service practices. Our comprehensive curriculum responds to contemporary changes in societal views toward death and dying that demand better educated practitioners.

    Obtaining a four year degree in Funeral Service Management allows for more focus on relevant sound business practice and application, resulting in highly marketable graduates. This program further serves to encourage students to be independent thinkers.

    Lincoln College of New Englandís Funeral Service Management faculty includes professionals who are actively working in funeral service, and many of our instructors possess decades of hands-on industry experience, which they work to pass onto their students. Our faculty members are proud of the way they take time to truly get to know each individual student.

    Funeral Service Management Bachelorís degree program, Graduates should be able to:
    • Demonstrate desirable attitudes and work habits: verbal/written communication skills, creative thinking, problem solving, good judgment, self-reliance, team cooperation, accepting of change, committing to life-long learning, support of diversity
    • Demonstrate proper technique to service the living in funeral arrangements, calling hours, counseling, and other areas of funeral service
    • Demonstrate proper technique in the safe preparation of human remains, including universal precautions, handling communicable diseases, embalming both autopsied and un-autopsied remains
    • Communicate with the clergy of various faiths to present a dignified funeral experience for the bereaved
    • Manage and operate a multiple location funeral service entity
    • Understand and counsel those individuals experiencing complicated grief
    • Have sufficient knowledge to successfully handle pre-need funeral sales
    • Interact with other professionals and the general public in a manner which benefits both funeral service and the public as a whole

    Interested in launching a new career with your Funeral Service Management Degree?

    With the aging baby boomer population, the annual death rate is expected to increase from its traditional eight per thousand annually to 14 per thousand annually and is expected to remain there for 30 years. In addition, the vast majority of funeral professionals in the past 20 years are first generation in the field. Students are encouraged to research career outlook information through The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) which is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

    Interested in learning more about Funeral Service Management Bachelor of Science (BS) classes? Use the link below to send us an Instant Message or call (888-823-1668) now to speak to an Admissions Representative!

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  • RN to BSN Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing:- in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State

    If you are a Registered Nurse seeking to further your career through enhancing the clinical and technical skills youíve already obtained, then pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) at Lincoln College of New England is perfect for you! The RN to BSN program is designed for Registered Nurses who are looking to obtain a bachelorís degree in nursing while building upon their current expertise.

    WHY CHOOSE LINCOLN COLLEGE OF NEW ENGLAND FOR YOUR BSN DEGREE?

    EFFICIENCY Work hands-on with expert faculty and a cohort of other Registered Nurses on campus, and complete some of the coursework online, on your schedule.

    COHORTS Train with RNs as committed to the success of the group as you are.

    CONVENIENCE Part-time schedules allow you to earn your BSN while you continue to work full-time, and up to 70 credits may transfer from your ADN or RN Diploma program. You can graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in less time than you originally thought possible.*

    CONNECTIONS Career placement assistance and access to a wealth of hospital connections.

    The medical field is constantly evolving, as new breakthroughs in treatments, medicine and technology are discovered. The Nursing degree program gives students the opportunity to grow professionally, improve their excellence in practice and identify strategies to meet traditional and new requirements of the health care environment.

    Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program graduates should be able to:
    • Apply theoretical perspectives related to the flow of information in health care, and the applications of data technology in relation to nursing.
    • Display management and leadership principles.
    • Provide culturally competent care and address the needs of an older population, specifically, those with chronic illness and the homeless.
    • Use skills of inquiry and analysis.
    • Understand the diverse concepts, theories and methodologies of cultural variations.
    • Value and grasp the differences in global, federal, state and local public health priorities

    How can an RN to BSN Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing help my career?

    Registered Nurses enrolled in Lincoln College of New Englandís Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing can further their career through the additional opportunities this credential may provide. Registered Nurses with a BSN may have an increased opportunity for advancement within acute care clinical ladder programs as well as within community healthcare and clinical education settings where a minimum of a BSN degree is required.

    Students are encouraged to research career outlook information through the Occupational Information Network (O*NET: http://www.onetonline.org/) which is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

    Interested in learning more about RN to BSN Bachelor of Science Degree Nursing course classes? Use the link below to send us an Instant Message or call (888-823-1668) now to speak to an Admissions Representative!

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